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Mesh bottom board for hive.

Mesh bottom board for hive.

This infographic from BogglingFacts features 10 fascinating Honey Bee facts you didn’t know including the hierarchy of a honey bee hive. It details the physical characteristics of the bee, shows the component parts of honey and products that the bees make in the hive and much more.

This infographic from BogglingFacts features 10 fascinating Honey Bee facts you didn’t know including the hierarchy of a honey bee hive. It details the physical characteristics of the bee, shows the component parts of honey and products that the bees make in the hive and much more.

How to Be a Honeybee Guardian: A Guide to Beginner Beekeeping

A Guide to Beginner Beekeeping

How to Be a Honeybee Guardian: A Guide to Beginner Beekeeping

INFOGRAPHIC: How to Identify the Docile Honeybee from its More Aggressive Counterparts

INFOGRAPHIC: How to Identify the Docile Honeybee from its More Aggressive Counterparts

INFOGRAPHIC: How to Identify the Docile Honeybee from its More Aggressive Counterparts. Honey bees are very unlikely to sting

Identifying honey bees.  The worker bees are female; they are responsible for gathering nectar and pollen, cleaning the hive, caring for brood (bee larva), tending to the queen, guarding the hive, and turning nectar into honey.  The queen remains in the hive to lay eggs and regulate worker activities with pheromones. The drones mate with a virgin queen on her nuptial flight and die immediately afterwards; drones are only present during spring and summer.

Identifying honey bees. The worker bees are female; they are responsible for gathering nectar and pollen, cleaning the hive, caring for brood (bee larva), tending to the queen, guarding the hive, and turning nectar into honey. The queen remains in the hive to lay eggs and regulate worker activities with pheromones. The drones mate with a virgin queen on her nuptial flight and die immediately afterwards; drones are only present during spring and summer.

On website Lauren replied: "...Your information is very accurate, except that unfertilized eggs develop into drones without any additional fertilization. This means that male bees (drones) have half the number of chromosomes that female bees (queens and workers) do, which leads to lots of interesting behaviors."

On website Lauren replied: "...Your information is very accurate, except that unfertilized eggs develop into drones without any additional fertilization. This means that male bees (drones) have half the number of chromosomes that female bees (queens and workers) do, which leads to lots of interesting behaviors."

Get Ready for Spring | Honey Bee Management Plan | Spring Beekeeping Tips

Honey Bee Management Plan for Spring

Get Ready for Spring | Honey Bee Management Plan | Spring Beekeeping Tips

Honey Bee mattters. Besides being cute, honey bees play a vital role in our environment and life. Google to find out how.

Honey Bee mattters. Besides being cute, honey bees play a vital role in our environment and life. Google to find out how.

Raising Chickens and Honey Bees Together by Whole-Fed Homestead

Raising Chickens & Honey Bees Together

Free seeds to help feed a bee (and butterflies) Honey bees pollinate many of the foods we love, but often bees can't find enough food for...

Free seeds to help feed a bee (and butterflies) Honey bees pollinate many of the foods we love, but often bees can't find enough food for...

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